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One of more of the following items may have been requested from you.  Please print the form(s) and submit the Office of Student Financial Services to complete your financial aid.

Dependent Students

Independent Students -

Other Forms -


Parent & Student Tax Transcripts-

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool allows those who have filed their taxes to transfer data from their filed return and answers to certain questions on the FAFSA.  This process saves time on FAFSA completion, reduces the chance for error, and can reduce the chance of being selected for federal verification.

If you choose not to or are unable to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, but are selected for verification, you must order a copy of your tax transcript and send to the Office of Student Financial Services.

Steps to Obtain a Tax Return Transcript Online

1. Choose “Get Transcripts a Tax Transcript” from the www.irs.gov website (this is located under the third column that read „Tools‟, as a second item)
2. Selected box that says, “Get Transcript by MAIL”
3. The tax filer must sign-in with his/her
a. social security number
b. date of birth
c. Street Address as it appears on the 2016 tax return
d. Enter the zip code as it appears on the 2016 tax return
4. Under “Type of Transcript” you must select “Return Transcript”
5. Under “Tax Year” you must select “Return Transcript”
6. You will then receive a message to say that “We have accepted your request for a 2016 Return Transcript has been accepted.”
7. The Transcript will be mailed in 5-10 business days

By phone:
1. Call (800) 908-9946
2. When prompted enter the social security number of the tax filer
3. Enter only the numbers of the street address (i.e., if 12-50 Washington Place, only key in “1250”)
4. Next is it will give your two option (1) for a “Transcript of your Account” and (2) for a “Transcript of your Return”—you MUST choose option (2)
5. It will ask you the tax year, key in “2016”
6. You will then receive a message saying that the “Transcript of your return, for the tax year 2016, will arrive at your address in 5-10 business days”.


Federal Verification

When you receive your Student Aid Report in the mail, you may see the following message on the comments page:

"Your application has been selected for review in a process called verification. You must submit to your school signed copies of certain financial documents."

Our office will notify of the exact items we need to complete verification.  A missing information letter or email is produced a week after your financial aid is awarded.

If you receive this message, you will need to submit copies of you and your parents' (if dependent) federal tax transcripts for the prior year along with either the Dependent or Independent Verification Worksheet. For example, if your 2018-2019 Student Aid Report is selected for verification, you need to submit copies of 2016 Federal tax transcripts to the Financial Aid office. Please be advised that we will no longer be able to accept Federal tax returns.  

The deadline to submit all verification documents is the last date of the term in which you are enrolled.  After verification is complete, any financial aid changes will be communicated to you via a new award letter.